B e l l o o b e t

SHE WAS JUST A PALE HORSE
by
Lance H.
ACT ONE
FADE IN:
INT. THE CALABASA       SCENE 1 
Thunder and lightning crash around the great pirate ship heaving its way through dark, infernal clouds. Clothed in wispy green, JILL CACKSMITH, a ghost, pads the vast oak halls.
JILL
No problem, no problem.  Any time.
POPE PIUS VII
(IN A LOW WHISPER) I can’t think of a time when there weren’t seafaring criminals with a political background interrupting shipping. 

JILL CACKSMITH

I would have no idea how to answer that.

POPE PIUS VII

This is not certainty.

B i s m a t u . . .